ACYMC Parramatta 2018 September 21-23
The Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention gathers youth ministers from a variety of contexts and ministries including schools, parishes, diocese, movements, religious orders, communities, organisations and ministry to form and inform them for ministry. It is the largest networking opportunity for Catholic youth ministry in Australia. The ACYMC exists to develop and nurture a national understanding and identity of Catholic youth ministry; provide high-quality formation and training for those engaged in youth ministry across Australia; provide an opportunity for youth ministers to network within and beyond their immediate fields of ministry; provide a space for youth ministers to seek spiritual reflection and nourishment.
Who is the ACYMC for?
The ACYMC invites all those who are engaged in ministry with young people in a Catholic setting. It brings together those from schools, parishes, diocese, movements, religious orders, communities, universities, vocations, social services and organisations from across Australia.
Early bird Registration $350 Now closing 27th July
Full Registration $385 Closes 24th August
All registrations will be online including participants, expo holders, presenters, guests and volunteers.
Please review the registrations preparations steps, then select one of the registration option listed to begin your registrations.
Registration includes participation in all three days of the Convention and its variety of program elements including 2 dinners, workshops, keynote address and expo. Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea (Friday and Saturday) and dinner (Saturday only). Morning tea, lunch (Sunday) Participant bag including program, promotional material and resources. Please note: Registration costs does not include accommodation.
Archdiocesan Office for Youth Subsidies
The Archdiocesan Office for Youth is offering a limited number of subsidies worth $200 each, to go towards the registration cost for ACYMC. This subsidy is to encourage current youth leaders and others who are hoping to start youth ministry in their parish or community to gain formation in this area.
Subsidies are limited to two per parish/ group and priority will be given to the following:
1. Leader/ Coordinator - Parish youth ministry group
2. Leader/ Coordinator - Community youth ministry group
3. Individuals hoping to establish Youth Ministry in their parish or community
Process of application
2. The AOY Team will assess if applicant fits the criteria and determine who can be offered the subsidy
3. AOY Team member will contact applicants notifying them of their success asap
4. Registration code will be sent to successful applicants to complete registration online
*Applications close on Wednesday 25 July 2018. Applications received after this date will be considered if there are any subsidies remaining.
To view the ACYMC website, see HERE